Transportation Equipment Operator

Recruitment #220113-T25A-13


Salary: $38,000/year

Level Descriptor

Levels are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the level of expertise required for completion of work assignments, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others.

This is the basic level where incumbents work under close supervision operating and maintaining power equipment and performing related unskilled and semiskilled tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of highways.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of power equipment or heavy machinery. Ability is required to perform manual labor; to maintain and operate power equipment; and to follow instructions.

Special Requirements
Possession of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license at time of employment.

Some agencies may require possession of a valid Oklahoma commercial driver’s license, class A or B with appropriate endorsements referenced in United States Department of Transportation Title 47, Chapter 6, Section 101 et seq. at time of appointment. Persons appointed to positions at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation or the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority must possess or obtain a commercial driver’s license, class A, no later than five months from the date of appointment.

Applicants must take and pass drug test prior to appointment. Such tests will be administered through the appointing agency. This requirement is referenced in 49 Code of Federal Regulation, parts 40 and 382.

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position; be willing to work hours other than on regular shifts during emergency situations; and possess a telephone in residence to receive emergency on-call duty messages.

While performing the duties of this job, the employees are frequently required to stand, walk and reach; and talk and hear. Routinely, employees are required to sit; to manipulate or feel objects, tools or controls; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Employees must regularly lift 80 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.


Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.


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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

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